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    Trowel & Error Event on April 2 to Support Mayfield Park!!!

    February 24th, 2016
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    TROWEL & ERROR! On April 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Mayfield Park will host Trowel & Error, the Spring event that annually attracts gardeners from all over Central Texas to hear experts give time-tested tips for beautiful gardens. Although lectures begin at 10:00, the event “opens” at 9:30 for those early birds who […]

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    District 10 Austin City Council Candidate Forum

    October 4th, 2014
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    On Sunday September 14th (4-6 PM), the District 10 Candidate Forum was held at the Harris Bell Hall at Westminster Manor, 4100 Jackson Avenue. We have very strong candidates in District 10, and the Forum provided a chance to address neighborhood concerns regarding growth, development, traffic, and many other topics.   Hosted by Bryker Woods […]

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    Lake Austin Development Code Revisions Being Considered

    April 1st, 2014
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    On April 17, 2014, the City Council will consider proposed code amendments creating a Lake Austin (LA) District District overlay extending environmental protections from the existing LA base zoning district to properties within 1,000 feet of Lake Austin.  Details on the proposed ordinance are posted at http://austintexas.gov/department/lake-austin-development-code-revisions, and relate to boat dock registration, boat dock […]

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    Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Meeting — Wed., Mar. 12, 2014 (6:30 pm at Terrazas Branch Public Library, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez)

    March 5th, 2014
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    On Wednesday, March, 12, 2014 (6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) at Terrazas Branch Public Library, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez, the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan Contact Team will meet to consider a proposed plan amendment for 2208 Lake Austin Blvd.  Meetings details posted NPA-2014-0027.01_Cmty MtgNotice.  After the conclusion of the meeting, the NPCT will […]

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    WANG’s Annual Social and Meeting — Oct. 24, 2010 at Mayfield

    October 7th, 2010
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    The West Austin Neighborhood Group will be hosting our Annual Social and Meeting Sunday, October 24 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM at Mayfield Park.   We hope that you will join us.  This year, in addition to updates and discussion on both the Brackenridge Tract and the Neighborhood Plan, we will focus on our much loved neighborhood […]

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    Neighborhood Planning Update: July 29 City Council Hearing on CWACNP

    July 15th, 2010
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    Neighborhood Planning Update: The City Council will hear the first reading for the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan on July 29th at 6:00PM, but there is a possibility the hearing will be re-scheduled due to budget issues that are also scheduled for that day.

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    Proposed Bylaws for Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Team (NPT)

    February 15th, 2010
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    Bylaws Meeting:  The bylaws for the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan Contact Team will be discussed on Tuesday, February 16th 6:30 – 7:50pm at Bryker Woods Elementary School. Set forth below are the proposed bylaws for the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Team (NPT).  These bylaws have been prepared based on your template, with […]

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    AUSTIN-AMERICAN STATESMAN LIST OF ARTICLES CONCERNING FUTURE OF BRACKENRIDGE TRACT

    October 26th, 2009
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    The Austin-American Statesman reports that the recommendations from Cooper, Robertson & Partners LLP (CR&P) for the redevelopment of the Brackenridge tract call for denser construction than City of Austin rules would generally allow. Resolution of the conflict between the City’s rules and the development proposals will have a significant impact on the character and quality of West Austin as efforts are made to encourage growth without destroying the established West Austin neighborhood.

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    Faculty panel calling for environmental campus at Brackenridge tract

    September 21st, 2009
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    A UT panel of faculty members is recommending transforming the University of Texas’ Brackenridge tract into an environmental science campus which would enhance an existing biological field laboratory by housing the university’s extensive plant and natural history collections, currently stored on the main campus, in a new science center that would serve as a museum, a research center and a public outreach site. Additional space on the 350-acre tract would be set aside for a technology transfer center, where researchers could work on biofuels, biotech, clean energy, environmentally friendly architecture and other initiatives with a goal of moving breakthroughs at the lab bench into the marketplace.

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    WANG Press Release Concerning CR&P Planning Suggestions for Brackenridge Tract

    July 1st, 2009
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    July 1, 2009 Statement by August W. Harris III, President, West Austin Neighborhood Group (WANG): West Austin Neighborhood Group Deplores Brackenridge Tract Planners’ Suggestions and Continues to Seek Best Use for Core Suburban Spaces

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